The Natural Medicine Channel details aromatherapy, herbal remedies and home remedies. In addition, the channel offers a vast amount of information on alternative medicine and traditional Chinese medicine.
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Beyond its abilities as a culinary spice and a coloring agent, turmeric has been used for hundreds of years in traditional and Ayurvedic medicine to treat a variety of medical conditions.
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By Eleanor Duse
According to Ayurveda, each person is born with a unique composition of the three doshas -- vata, pitta and kapha -- that determine our physical and psychological makeup.
Have you ever tried holding your breath, drinking water upside down or any other bizarre method to get rid of the hiccups? Do any actually work?
By Meg Sparwath
With alternative therapies becoming mainstream, it's important to know the benefits -- and dangers -- of stepping outside the traditional medicine arena. What are the pros and cons of expanding your heart-health regimen beyond prescriptions?
By Julia Layton
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A diagnosis in traditional Chinese medicine requires keen observational skills and in-depth inquiry. Often, the practitioner can diagnose a disease through an inquiry and external examination. Learn how treatment is based on a diagnosis.
Patent medicines, acupuncture, and herbal therapy are all elements of traditional Chinese medicine used to treat urinary tract infections. Acupuncture can relieve most symptoms within a matter of days, with the Ren 3 point being most effective.
Fatigue can be caused by deficiency of qi, blood, or other vital substance. Acupuncture treatment focuses on bringing energy to the fatigued organs. Herbal therapy is also used. Learn how traditional Chinese medicine treats different types of fatigue.
Traditional Chinese medicine uses combinations of herbs, diet, acupuncture, and other therapies to treat different types of headaches. It is important to have an accurate diagnosis of the cause of the headache because treatment can make it worse.
Traditional Chinese medicine can be used to treat syndromes of the internal organs. A diagnosis is often required by a practitioner before internal organ syndromes can be treated. Learn about herbs that address everything from a cold to colitis.
Traditional Chinese medicine uses combinations of herbs, diet, acupuncture, and other therapies to treat different types of indigestion. Treatment seeks to move qi into the stomach, which stimulates digestion.
Patent medicines are one way that traditional Chinese medicine treats prostatitis and sciatica. Acupuncture is also a very effective treatment method for this condition. Immediate relief is often felt. Learn more about common treatments of these ailments.
Acupuncture and herbal medicine are two ways that traditional Chinese medicine treats sinusitis. Diet also plays an important role because it can increase the disharmony involving mucus. Learn more about how to treat this common ailment.
Sore throats and stress, both common afflictions, are treatable through traditional Chinese medicine therapies. Herbal therapy and acupuncture can typically cause an acute sore throat to subside within a matter of days. Learn more about treatment options.
Traditional Chinese medicine uses different treatments for coughs depending on the type of cough. It is important to diagnose the right type of cough because unfocused treatment may be ineffective.
Traditional Chinese medicine uses different treatments for diarrhea depending on the symptoms. Treatment can be as simple as one or two acupuncture sessions in conjunction with a herbal therapy.
Traditional Chinese medicine for arthritis aims both to prevent the disease and to treat it if it's not caught in time. Traditional treatment for arthritis includes acupuncture, herbal therapy, exercise, and diet. Learn more about treatments.
Traditional Chinese medicine for the common cold varies based on the type of cold. However, the longer someone waits to treat the cold, the longer it can take to clear the virus from the body. Learn how to treat common colds with traditional Chinese medicine.
Traditional Chinese medicine depends primarily on herbal remedies for the treatment of constipation, with some acupuncture as needed. Acute constipation is easily treated with acupuncture, with the most important acupuncture point being Stomach 25.
Learn about traditional Chinese medicine for coughs, colds, flu, and allergies. Patent medicines are formulated to relieve these symptoms, and are inexpensive and easy to administer. This article has detailed information on Chinese patent medicines.